One night This really bothered him and
a man had a dream. He questioned the Lord about it.
He dreamed he was walking “Lord, you said that once
along the beach with the Lord. I decided to follow you,
Across the sky flashed you’d walk with me all the way.
scenes from his life. But I have noticed that
For each scene, during the most troublesome
He noticed two sets of times in my life,
Footprints in the sand; there is only one set of
One belonging to him, footprints. I don’t understand
And the other to the Lord. why when I needed you most
You would leave me.”
When the last scene of
His life flashed before him, The Lord replied,
He looked back at “My precious child,
The footprints in the sand. I love you and would
He noticed that at many times Never leave you.
Along the path of his life there During your times of trial and
Was only one set of footprints. suffering, when you see only
He also noticed that it One set of footprints,
Happened at the very lowest it was then that I carried you.”
And saddest times in his life.
~ Mary Stevenson ~
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